Ok, we all know that every advertisment we see isn’t going to be chocked full of honesty.
Some ads we see are full of stock photos and footage of people living lives that look
Included in this class are advertisements that are attempting to prove the worthiness of a product. Many product advertisements accidentally work against themselves after consumers give them a good look.
A pianist named Sharon Su explored this notion on Twitter over the weekend. In a viral twitter thread, she exposed how bath tray ads are some of the worst around when it comes to their extra-ness
The people who manufacture bathtub trays seem to have no idea what women actually do in the bath and I find that strangely comforting pic.twitter.com/wHWCRteSYO— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
Love sitting in a bubble bath with a glass of wine and a [checks notes] small undressed salad pic.twitter.com/NgA3ri2wXb— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
You know it’s not a complete bath without a glass of red wine, a tiny latte, and an empty mug. Ambience brought to you by a phone video of a woman playing a ukulele and a handful of rose petals where your undressed salad normally goes pic.twitter.com/yFkBPczJfK— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
As a woman, I enjoy painting my nails in the bathtub while simultaneously grabbing handfuls of cornflakes, reading about global warning, and watching people playing lady and the tramp with a giant sandwich pic.twitter.com/OlBddJn8xq— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
This company has figured out what women really want while bathing: half a bottle of j’adore perfume to continually spray while nomming on cherries and sipping an electric blue cocktail pic.twitter.com/TO5QblI48N— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
The EXCESS in this photo! White AND red wine! Green AND purple grapes! Eight kinds of cheese! And the piece de resistance…not one, but TWO phones pic.twitter.com/NulMR2S1yE— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
Look if you’re not chowing down on waffles and hot dogs while gazing at stock photography of the ocean then what are you even doing pic.twitter.com/2EQvQNsa9k— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
In short I have learned that I am apparently bathing all wrong and will rectify this immediately— Sharon Su (@doodlyroses) March 24, 2019
Grab your accessory ready bath tray from Amazon, pick up an odd assortment of snacks (don’t forget the 8 kinds of cheese), the cocktails that look like Windex, and let’s get to bathing!